by: Jack Bratcher Ok if you had the choice between paying about forty dollars to watch some high-quality MMA fights on pay-per-view from a brand new and unproven, mostly unknown promotion or watching a free high-quality UFC event free on Spike TV what do you think the average person will do? As if Affliction didn’t already have a big enough challenge getting people to buy this pay-per-view, their potential veiwership could really take a beating if the UFC does give … Read more
by: Jack Bratcher Everyone was anxiously awaiting was has now become known as “the big announcement.” Disappointment has often been the case when major announcements are promised but hopefully this time it will be different. There’s been somewhat conflicing reports coming out today about what actually happened in New York as the legalization of MMA … Read more
According to mixedmartialarts.com: “From a very reliable source, rumor has it that a group of investors led by Dana White have agreed in principle to purchase the UFC from Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta for an undisclosed amount. Included in this investment group is WWE’s Vince McMahon who will now own a minority stake in the … Read more
[youtube=http://youtube.com/watch?v=yWVi7PaSQbE] They HYPE MACHINE continues.
by: Jack Bratcher There’s a new article over at UFC.com that begins like this, “It’s a day many had hoped for.” Then they proceed to tell us what we’ve all been apparantly drooling over waiting for this great day to arrive. After joining together with some big-name companies to provide authentic UFC-licensed merchandise, we the … Read more
Here is a new radio interview with Tito Ortiz.. This is a pretty good interview with Tito. He talks about his new book, “This is Gonna Hurt”. He also discusses his relationship with Jenna Jameson and how they met. Tito also touches on Kimbo, CBS, of course the UFC and alot of other stuff. Check it out.
by: Jack Bratcher Ryan Hockensmith over at ESPN The Mag, has a great new interview with the president of the UFC, Dana White. In the interview Dana says they are planning to make an announcement next week that will “rock the MMA world.” What in the world could it be? Any ideas? Usually, when Dana sees other MMA organizations getting … Read more
by: Jack Bratcher If Tito thought he could just walk away from the UFC with no repercussions, well that wasn’t going to happen. At least not if you plan to still make some money off the UFC brand. According to MMAPayout.com the UFC has served Ortiz with a cease-and-desist request. The complaint is in reference … Read more
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpNwmXRhrDg&hl=en] This is the song made famous by the great movie Walk Hard….one of the funniest movies I’ve ever seen.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Mjze_rCR98&hl=en] Tim Sylvia will face what many consider the number one ranked Heavyweight Mixed Martial Artist in the world; some even say the best fighter on the planet July 19th on the Aflliction: Banned card in California. The name of that mythical-like opponent for Sylvia is none other than the legendary Fedor Emelianenko. Tim says … Read more